Centre for Ecology and Hydrology  Centre for Ecology and Hydrology


Maclean Building
Benson Lane Crowmarsh Gifford
OX10 8BB


+44 (0)1491 838800


+44 (0)1491 692424

Upcoming Exhibitions

The Robson Meeting 2012

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28 -  29 February 2012
The Dolphin Hotel, St Ives, Cambs

Company Profile

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) is the UK's Centre of Excellence for integrated research in terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems and their interaction with the atmosphere.

As part of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), we provide National Capability based on innovative, independent and interdisciplinary science and long-term environmental monitoring, forming an integral part of NERC's vision and strategy. Working in partnership with the research community, policy-makers, industry and society, we deliver world-class solutions to the most complex environmental challenges facing humankind.



Dr Jonathan NewmanHead of Aquatic Plant Management

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Products and Services

Water Programme

Delivering science for sustainable management of catchments and water resources

CEH’s Water Programme provides scientific insights into the processes that determine water flows, water quality and biotic resources in order to assist the sustainable management of catchments and their water resources.

For further details, please see the CEH Delivery Plan.

Areas of research

We aim to generate new data and tools that inform and support the wider community, including the public and policy-makers such as government departments, including the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Department for International Development and the Department for Transport, and the European Union.

Examples of research undertaken by the Water Programme include:

Water Quality

Research work on water quality includes the following:


Aquatic Plant Management 


Aquatic Plant Management Group

The Aquatic Plant Management Group (formerly Centre for Aquatic Plant Management) is the only research group working on aquatic plant management in the UK. The group is based at CEH's Wallingford site.